American technology may be experiencing a renaissance, but its CEOs' reading tastes aren't going to force booksellers to stock up on more Montaigne and Shakespeare. A SALON survey revealed that few captains of digital capitalism have the time to immerse themselves in the pleasures of great literature. Here's a list of books they are currently toting around in their briefcases:
Lewis Platt, CEO, Hewlett-Packard :
Trip Hawkins, CEO, 3DO :
Doug Carlston, CEO, Broderbund
Scott McNealy, CEO, Sun Microsystems :
Prefers periodicals to books: "Forbes, Fortune, InfoWorld, PCWeek -- you know, the usual."
Bud Colligan, CEO, MacroMedia :
Mitch Kapor, Lotus founder :